June 20, 2018 / 6:34 PM / 4 months ago

FACTBOX-Soccer-Brazil v Costa Rica

June 20 (Reuters) - Brazil play Costa Rica in a World Cup Group E match on Friday:

Where: Saint Petersburg Stadium, St. Petersburg

Capacity: 64,468

When: Friday June 22, 15:00 local (1200 GMT/0800 ET)

Key stats:

*If Brazil fail to beat Costa Rica they will equal their worst ever run of four winless games in the World Cup finals, a run that spanned the 1974 and 1978 tournaments.

* Costa Rica achieved their best World Cup result four years ago in Brazil, where they reached the quarter-finals. They were knocked out by the Netherlands on penalties.

* Brazil have not lost in their last 13 competitive matches

Previous meetings: The two sides have met 10 times, with Brazil winning nine times. Brazil won 1-0 in their last meeting in September 2015. (Reporting by Andrew Downie, editing by Pritha Sarkar)

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